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Novartis’ Zometa cleared for bone metastases
THE US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has approved Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp’s Zometa (zoledronic acid) for the treatment of bone metastases caused by both liquid and solid tumours.

MMR vaccine is safe: Experts
AN independent scientific advisory committee that has reviewed the latest research on the MMR vaccine said there is no evidence of a causal link between the controversial jab and autism or bowel disease.

EMEA to review Glaxo’s Zyban
THE European Medicines Evaluation Agency said that it is reviewing GlaxoSmithKline’s smoking cessation drug Zyban following safety concerns.

EU agency backs Johnson & Johnson contraceptive patch Evra
THE European Medicines Evaluation Agency said its scientific committee has recommended Johnson and Johnson’s contraceptive patch Evra.

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